The 8th annual Clay's Golf and Guitars was held on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at Northridge Country Club. This year's concert featured Sail On: A Beach Boys Tribute Band. The Clay Eichler Memorial Fund raises money through its annual event, “Clay’s Golf and Guitars,” with all profits raised this year benefiting Haven Homes. Haven Homes is a local non-profit organization that provides a safe transition, temporary housing, and life-changing support services for women and men healing from addiction and homelessness.
In honor of the seventh annual EMS appreciation week, local first responders were celebrated at First Responders Day on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Big Jakes Bar-b-que was served to all first sponsors to honor their efforts and dedications at Texarkana, Arkansas Convention Center, and Texarkana, Texas Convention Center. This event was sponsored by Texarkana Emergency Center & Hospital, Eagle Distributing, Farmers Bank & Trust, and Texarkana Funeral Home.
Local Habit Coffee Co. held a soft opening on Thursday, May 19, 2022, at 330 East New Boston Road, Nash, Texas. This come-and-go evening included music, specialty coffee, and pastries. … While coffee is one of the most widely consumed drinks in the world, most people do not know that coffee is actually a cherry that grows on short trees. The coffee bean is the pit of the cherry! That cherry is picked, the pit processed through a variety of different methods, and then finally roasted to be consumed by you and me.
… The Alzheimer’s Alliance Tri-State Area held its 7th Annual Twice as Fine Texarkana Wine Festival—a one-of-its-kind art, food, music, and wine festival for the Four States Area on Saturday, May 7 at Spring Lake Park. This year's event brought thousands of local residents and others from surrounding areas out to enjoy this completely outdoor event. … Wineries from across the State of Texas, numerous merchants, and local businesses gave guests an opportunity to taste and purchase wines and gourmet treats.
Twisted and Uncorked, presented by Ledwell was held on Friday, May 6, 2022, at the home of Cathy and Mark Van Herpen. The evening consisted of a VIP Dinner Buffet prepared by Executive Chef Staley James and Pastry Chef Bri Flanagan. The 2022 signature artist was Terri deNatale and barrel artists included Jerome LeGrand, Lawson Lawrence, Melissa Mitchell, Phillip Anderson, David Peavy, and Christopher Bachers.
The 3rd Annual Walking for Williams was held on Sunday, April 24, 2022, at Williams Memorial United Methodist Church and benefited the Williams School. This family-focused event took place outdoors on the church grounds with fun for all. The afternoon consisted of a family warmup and walk for all ages, live music, carnival-style games for kids, as well as food and refreshments. This year's event raised $43,000 for Williams School.
On April 21, 2022, MTG Engineers and Surveyors celebrated 60 years at Northridge Country Club. MTG’s philosophy is that quality planning is the key to a successful project. They believe it is critical to clearly define the goals and expectations of our clients. With the client’s goals and expectations understood, then they apply their insights, experience, and technology throughout the planning process with frequent communications. … Founded in 1962, MTG Engineers and Surveyors (MTG) has continuously provided a broad range of quality professional engineering and land surveying services.
AR-TX Regional Economic Development Inc. (REDI) celebrated the two big announcements on April 13, 2022, at Texarkana Country Club, featuring Governor Asa Hutchinson and Secretary of Commerce Mike Preston. The announcements included Arkansas Economic Development Commission designating Texarkana an Arkansas Competitive Community—the 8th community in the State to receive this award. REDI Arkansas Manufacturing Center also received Site Certification—performed by the Arkansas Electric Cooperative & Boyette Strategic Advisors.
The second Farmers Bank Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Captain Scott Kelly was held on April 7, 2022, at the Texarkana Convention Center. The event is designed to raise scholarship money for students who graduate from Texarkana College and The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana and wish to complete their bachelor’s degree at Texas A&M University- Texarkana. … This year's event speaker was Captain Scott Kelly, a retired naval test pilot and astronaut who made history by spending more than 340 consecutive days onboard the International Space Station.
Forever Young at Dermatology Associates held its Grand Opening Celebration on Thursday, April 7, 2022. The celebration included food, drinks, consultations, and giveaways. Forever Young is now open at 2011 Moores Lane, Texarkana, Texas.